Robert Stewart

Biography

Born in Buffalo, New York, Robert Stewart spent his formative years in Chicago, later receiving a masters degree in Music Education, Violin, and Composition at the American Conservatory.  He was a professional violinist and teacher, and during World War II composed for the Armed Forces radio shows. He received a MacDowell Colony fellowship (1956) and served as president of the Southeastern Composers League. He was involved with the Bennington Composers Conference Board and was recommended for ACA membership by Roger Goeb, Chow Wen-Chung, and Lionel Nowak. He was head of the Department of Music and Drama at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, where he taught from 1954 to 1988. His archives are housed at Washington and Lee.

Robert Stewart, composer (1918-1995)

ACE Publications

63 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Robert Stewart AMEN (GAUDETTE POPULI) SATB, a cap (pf for reh only)
Robert Stewart ANNIVERSARY CAPRICES violin, viola
Robert Stewart BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN SUITE ob,cl,bsn
Robert Stewart BRASS QUINTET no 2 1-2-1-1
Robert Stewart BRASS QUINTET no 3 1-2-1-1
Robert Stewart CANZONA & RICERCAR brs sextet(,or qnt)
Robert Stewart CLEOPATRA pt 1(LONGING FOR ANTONY) sop,fl, perc,pf,vln,vcl,cb
Robert Stewart CLEOPATRA pt 2(THE BARGE) sop,fl,perc, pf,vln,vcl,cb
Robert Stewart CLEOPATRA pt 3(DEATH OF ANTONY) sop,fl,perc, pf,vln,vcl,cb
Robert Stewart CLEOPATRA pt 4(A DREAM) sop,fl,perc,pf, vln,vcl,cb
Robert Stewart CLEOPATRA pt 5(THE DEATH OF CLEOPATRA) sop, fl,perc,pf,vln,vcl,cb
Robert Stewart CONCERTO FOR BRASS QUINTET(with Ripieno Brs & 2 perc) 1-2-1-1-1+2tbn,btbn,2 Euph,4tb,2per
Robert Stewart CONCERTO FOR HORN & CHAMBER ORCH orch(1-1- 1-1,1-0-0-0,pf,perc,str
Robert Stewart CONCERTO for violin orch(pic-2-2-2- bcl-2-cbsn,2-2-2-btbn-1,timp,2 perc, str
Robert Stewart DIVERTISSEMENT (OMNIBUS) brass choir 2-2-3-1
Robert Stewart DUO vln,pf
Robert Stewart DUOS FOR BRASS CHOIRS 5tpt,2 flghn,4hn,2tbn, 2btbn,3euph,2tb, timp, 2 bs drms
Robert Stewart DUOS FOR FLUTE CHOIRS 7/fl/5pic,2alfl,1cbfl
Robert Stewart FANTASIA, for Viola & Cham Orchestra vla solo, cham orch: 111, hn, pf, str
Robert Stewart FIRST PIECES FOR PIANO piano
Robert Stewart FIVE MINIATURES FOR PIANO
piano
Robert Stewart FIVE MOVEMENTS FOR BASSOON AND FOUR INSTRUMENTS bsn, fl, flghn, pf, cb
Robert Stewart FIVE VISIONS for Woodwind Quintet woodwind quintet
Robert Stewart FLAMING TREES
clarinet solo
Robert Stewart FOUR LYRIC PIECES brass quintet

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